(updated 5/01/16)

Troop Meeting - Tue, May 3, 7:00p, Scout Room.  FCT at 6:30p.  PL elections and SPL nominations.

Court of Honor - Tue, May 10, 6:30p.

Troop Committee Meeting - Thu, May 12, 6:00p, SJD Rm 208.

FCT Advancement Session - Sun, May 15.

Troop Meeting - Tue, May 17, 7:00p, Scout Room.  FCT at 6:30p.  SPL elections.



At the Court of Honor on Tuesday, Apr 12, Troop 55 presented rank advancements and merit badges earned in the prior month.  In addition, David Helfand and James Henry Ray received the Eagle Scout rank. 
If you earned a merit badge or new rank and did not receive your award at the Court of Honor, please see Mrs. Barnes at one of the upcoming Troop Meetings.

The next Court of Honor will be on Tuesday, May 10 at 6:30p.


Merit Badge News

Counselors Wanted: If you are interested in being a Counselor for any of the Merit Badges, please contact Merit Badge Coordinators Monica Betz or Tevia McLaren via email or stop by the sign-up table on a Tuesday evening.

Did you know the Troop has a recommended sequence for Scouts to take merit badge courses? Take a look the Troop Handbook on the Troop website, to see what history has taught us about age-appropriate merit badges.



We need YOU!   In a Troop our size, the "official" adult leaders can’t possibly do it all.  We have both "outdoor" and "indoor" jobs for adult.  We’re friendly and supportive, we’ll train you, and you’ll have a great time.  Experience shows that, the more involved a Scout's parent is in the Troop’s adult leadership, the more likely the Scout is to remain in Scouting and someday earn the rank of Eagle Scout.

To volunteer or discuss how you can assist the troop, please contact Suanne Bouvier, our Scout Parent Coordinator, or stop by the sign-up table on Tuesday evening.  Also, you can volunteer by completing the form at this link.  This form gives descriptions of various roles.


Welcome to our new scouts!

Summer Camp Registration
Registration for T-55's summer camps for 2016 is now closed. 


first class trail

FCT Advancement Sessions
All FCT session are held at SJD unless otherwise stated.



Youth Training:
NYLT, Jun 5-10 & 12-17   ►   Link

Adult Training:
Fast Start, online course   ►   Link
This is Scouting, online   ►   Link
Youth Protection, online   ►   Link
Outdoor Skills, Apr 30 - May 1 ► Link

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Need to add or remove your email to/from the mailing list? To make changes, please provide the updated info to Tara Henke at registrar@troop55.org or 713-557-4044.